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The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC

WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News

Mar
22

Gov. Lujan Grisham instructs development of waiver program
Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham instructed the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) and the Human Services Department (HSD) to develop a Medicaid supports waiver program to aid people with developmental disabilities in our state who are currently waiting for services.

Mar
22

Diabetes Alert Day
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) joins the American Diabetes Association in recognizing Tuesday, March 26th as “Diabetes Alert Day”. The annual health observance encourages New Mexicans and others nationwide to take a quick, free online Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test and learn if they need to take action that could prevent or delay this disease.

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events

Mar
28

Stakeholder Meeting
Department of Workforce Solutions
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Stakeholder Meeting – This is part of the Town Hall Meetings series.

Mar
29

Medical Cannabis Advisory Board
Harold Runnels Building
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The meeting will be on the first floor in the auditorium (Room A-1006). Petitions to add conditions may be accepted at any time. Those received 30 days prior to the meeting, by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday...

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryKathyleen M. Kunkel

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

Latest from the Blog

Jan
9

100 Years and the Start of a New Era
Change is natural. It happens all the time, but did you know one thing that hasn’t changed for 100 years? The New Mexico Department of Health has been here to provide for a healthier New Mexico.